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About the Department

The Department of Electrical & Systems Engineering has a unique and long tradition of excellence in advancing basic science and solving engineering problems relevant to society.

The department is dedicated to providing high-quality education and research in a variety of topics and focus on the following main areas:

Applied physics & devices: Photonics, electronics, nano-fabrication, advanced materials

Information processing: Signal analysis, imaging, sensing, information theory, communications

Systems science & applied mathematics: Control, optimization, computational mathematics, robotics

We solve problems with applications to: biomedicine (imaging, genomics, proteomics); energy and power; environment, defense and security; wireless communications and finances. Our faculty lead national and international research teams (including the Multi-University Research Initiative, or MURI) and collaborate on interdisciplinary research projects at Washington University in St. Louis. The Department strives to enhance education by providing a modern curriculum, renovated laboratories and hands-on research projects.

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We are grateful to our friends, donors and colleagues for their continuous support. It has been a privilege and honor to lead the department in the last several years. I look forward to continuing working with my colleagues on further improving and strengthening our activities.

R. Martin Arthur, PhD
Professor of Electrical Engineering Department and Interim Chair

Washington University in St. Louis School of Engineering & Applied Science, Department of Electrical & Systems Engineering

Green Hall, CB 1042, 1 Brookings Drive, Saint Louis, MO, USA 63130
Phone: (314) 935-5565, Fax: (314) 935-7500

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